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January 12, 2011 11:21 ET

W3i App Distribution Network Hits 500 Million Downloads of Consumer Apps

Network Hits a Half Billion Downloads and Counting, Company Sets Sights on Mobile

ST. CLOUD, MN--(Marketwire - January 12, 2011) - W3i, a leading distributor of consumer applications, announces its distribution network reached 500 million downloads. The network connected people to 120 million applications in 2010. 

W3i began marketing consumer desktop applications in 2000 under the name In 2007 the company changed its name to W3i. In 2010 W3i saw a market need to intelligently connect people to apps on mobile platforms. W3i now makes its proprietary installation technology, InstallIQ, available to mobile app marketers.

In 2011, the company is aggressively expanding its footprint in mobile distribution continuing its heritage of innovation by providing developers of iOS apps distribution and monetization services.

"It takes passion, commitment and creativity to build an industry leading application distribution network that creates value for mobile, web, browser and desktop application developers and users. The W3i team's pioneering spirit of innovation runs deep and I congratulate them all," notes Andy Johnson, CEO, W3i.

About W3i: W3i increases revenue, distribution, and engagement for consumer applications. W3i's solutions use InstallIQ technology for recommending PC and mobile applications that users value. InstallIQ was optimized on more than 500 million app installs -- including more than 120 million in 2010. W3i is an experienced team of app-savvy marketers with deep technical know-how and many years of industry experience. To learn more, visit

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